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BACKGROUND Effective approaches to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse among mothers have been developed but not widely implemented. Implementation studies suggest that the adoption of evidence-based practices in the field of addictions remains low. There is a need, therefore, to better understand decision making processes in addiction agencies(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the extent to which peer drug use and sibling drug use predict alcohol abuse/dependence disorder status and the use of drugs other than alcohol among school-based youth in Mexico. METHODS Data were collected on 1 203 middle and high school students in northern Mexico in May 1998. Participation was voluntary, and responses were(More)
BACKGROUND The effective and timely integration of the best available research evidence into healthcare practice has considerable potential to improve the quality of provided care. Knowledge translation (KT) approaches aim to develop, implement, and evaluate strategies to address the research-practice gap. However, most KT research has been directed toward(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigated whether ward atmosphere mediated the associations between the physical and therapeutic characteristics of an inpatient ward and patient outcomes. METHODS Individuals (N=290) receiving inpatient care for mood and anxiety disorders before and after an extensive renovation project were surveyed about ward atmosphere, quality(More)
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